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Updated Articles and Resources

By Terri Mauro

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • What Is Early Intervention? Created: Thursday, May 18, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      A brief definition of the services offered for young children with special needs.
    • Today's Special-Needs News and Views Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Find out what's going on in the special-needs world today. Updated Monday through Saturday.
    • The Week in Special-Needs News Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Find news stories about parenting children with special needs from around the Web over the past week.
    • Site of the Day: April 2014 Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
      Find a daily destination of interest to parents of children with special needs. The sites listed here were featured in April 2014.
    • Parenting RoundAbout Podcast Created: Friday, February 14, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Listen to Parenting RoundAbout, a weekly podcast in which four About.com experts chat about parenting issues.
    • Autism Parenting News 2014 Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      News stories on parenting kids with autism, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in the first three months of 2014.
    • Medical News 2014 Created: Thursday, February 13, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      News stories on medical issues, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January through March 2014.
    • Celiac-Disease News 2014 Created: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      News stories on celiac disease from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January 2014.
    • Deafness News 2014 Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      News stories on deafness and hearing issues, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Special-Needs Parenting News 2014 Created: Thursday, January 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Special-needs parenting news stories featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January 2014.
    • Special-Needs Entertainment News 2014 Created: Thursday, February 13, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Special-needs entertainment news stories from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in the first three months of 2014.
    • Special-Needs Sports News 2014 Created: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      News stories on special-needs sports, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January through March 2014.
    • Special-Needs Business Profile: Mobile Education Store Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Profile of a parent-run online business selling speech-building apps and educational e-books.
    • Enterprising Parents: Apps Index Created: Monday, March 07, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Looking for an app to help your child with special needs? These parents took up the challenge to come up with their own solutions. They've taken what worked for them and marketed it to help other p...
    • Enterprising Parents Created: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Visit these "mom and pop" stores with a twist: All are run by parents of children with special needs, who went into business to help others with children just like theirs.
    • Introduction to Emily Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A mom shares her blog about her search for a diagnosis to help her daughter.
    • Five Ways to Handle Hair-Washing Hassles Created: Thursday, March 08, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Does your child scream and fight at the prospect of being tipped backward for hair-washing? Skip that dip and follow these five tips for making hair-washing fun and fast.
    • Early-Intervention Services in Utah Created: Sunday, April 20, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Utah's early-intervention program is called Baby Watch. Learn more about Utah early-intervention services and how you can quickly get startedU
    • Intellectual-Disability News 2014 Created: Thursday, March 27, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      News stories on intellectual disabilities, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Autism News 2014 Created: Thursday, January 23, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      News stories on autism, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in the first three months of 2014.
    • Do Vaccines Cause Autism? Created: Friday, April 15, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The continuing debate over the subject is often framed as a struggle between science and parents. But parents also battle among themselves on the issue, even parents of children with autism.
    • How to Get an IEP for Your Child Created: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Whether you've requested an Individualized Educational Plan for your child or have been asked to consider one by school or state personnel, these are the steps you'll go through, from initial refer...
    • Special Education in Arkansas Created: Saturday, September 24, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Getting started with special education can be an intimidating experience. Here are five ways for parents in Arkansas to get information about the special-education process and find the contacts they need.
    • Response to Intervention Created: Sunday, September 25, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Response to Intervention is a term used by special educators when discussing students with suspected learning disabilities. Find out what it means for your child.
    • Printable Coupons for Kids - Use as Gifts, Rewards, or Bribes Created: Thursday, December 21, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      A coupon good for a swift release from time-out is a useful small reward or motivational goal for a child's behavior chart, or an easy gift add-on.
    • The Inclusive Class Podcast - Episode Index 2011-2014 Created: Friday, April 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Find the topics you're looking for on an index of "The Inclusive Class" podcasts in 2014, with links to other years.
    • Speech-Therapy News 2014 Created: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      News stories on speech therapy, from around the Web, featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in 2014.
    • Special-Education News 2014 Created: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Special-education news stories from around the Web featured in the daily news folder on About.com Children With Special Needs in January and February of 2014.
    • Before You Pick a Pediatrician Created: Tuesday, January 09, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      There's more to picking a pediatrician for a child with special needs than finding the finest physician. You'll also want to think about things like how far you'll drive, how long you'll wait, and how well you'll be listened to. Learn more about the five factors you should consider before choosing your child's doctor.
    • Differentiating Instruction Created: Friday, November 07, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Differentiating instruction helps teachers meet the needs of special-education and regular-education students in one classroom. Yes, it can be done.
    • Sample 504 Plans Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      504 plans spell out accommodations to keep students with disabilities safe and available for learning. Review these sample plans before helping plan your child's.
    • Set Up an E-mail Account for Your Child That You Can Monitor Created: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      If you want your child to have e-mail but worry about what might turn up in that inbox, set up a Gmail account to forward copies of everything to you.

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